Rev. Al Sharpton
The New York City Council speaker said Saturday that fewer arrests for low-level offenses would help police improve their relations with some communities.
At the National Action Networks’ annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted “call the vote.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton has reportedly been told to stay away from the funeral of a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in South Carolina.
New York State Republicans say Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio is like the submissive character in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” dominated by the Rev. Al Sharpton.
The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.
New York State Assembly’s first African American speaker joined Saturday morning’s Action Rally.
Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.
A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Prominent civil rights attorney Sanford Rubenstein will not face charges after being accused of rape, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Monday.
Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Loved ones solemnly carried a casket with the remains of Akai Gurley into a Brooklyn church Friday night, as they paid their respects, expressed their pain and called for action.
Sources told CBS2 the NYPD has laid out plans for possible protests stemming from a future grand jury decision in the death of Eric Garner in police custody.
The grand jury began hearing evidence in the case on Sept. 29, and the lawyer for the officer who placed Garner in the apparent chokehold said he expected the grand jury to take about a month to come to a decision.
The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.